The table below looks at the statistics for PostGIS skills in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited PostGIS over the 3 months to 28 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
PostGIS
Rank 868 898 858
Rank change year-on-year
+30 -40
Permanent jobs citing PostGIS 25 9 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.023% 0.008% 0.014%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.061% 0.020% 0.035%
Number of salaries quoted 23 9 15
Average salary £45,000 £50,000 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-10.00% +66.66%
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £50,000 £30,000
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +66.66%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category in permanent jobs advertised across the UK.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
40912 43930 42331
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 37.36% 38.28% 39.85%
Number of salaries quoted 34970 36925 36603
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% +2.40%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £62,500 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%

PostGIS
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing PostGIS within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

PostGIS Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

PostGIS
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing PostGIS within the UK.

PostGIS Salary Trend in the UK

PostGIS
Salary Histogram

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing PostGIS over the 3 months to 28 August 2015 within the UK.

PostGIS Salary Histogram in the UK

PostGIS
Top 15 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing PostGIS within the UK over the 3 months to 28 August 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +18 23 £45,000 -10.00% 3
London - 10 £48,750 - 3
East of England - 6 £29,400 -
Cambridge - 5 £29,400 -
Cambridgeshire - 5 £29,400 -
South West -26 4 £50,000 -
Somerset - 3 £55,000 -
Hampshire - 3 £57,500 -
South East - 3 £57,500 -
Stirling - 2 £36,500 -
Scotland - 2 £36,500 -
Wells - 2 £55,000 -
Gloucestershire - 1 £45,000 -
Bath - 1 £45,000 -
Hertfordshire - 1 - -

PostGIS
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT jobs within the UK citing PostGIS also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited PostGIS.

1 36 (94.74%) PostgreSQL
2 27 (71.05%) JavaScript
3 24 (63.16%) Python
4 18 (47.37%) Agile Software Development
4 18 (47.37%) Degree
5 17 (44.74%) HTML
5 17 (44.74%) CSS
6 16 (42.11%) PHP
6 16 (42.11%) GIS
7 14 (36.84%) jQuery
8 13 (34.21%) Git (software)
8 13 (34.21%) HTML5
8 13 (34.21%) Web Services
8 13 (34.21%) Linux
8 13 (34.21%) CSS3
9 12 (31.58%) Open Source
10 11 (28.95%) nginx
10 11 (28.95%) Django
10 11 (28.95%) Computer Science
10 11 (28.95%) .NET
10 11 (28.95%) Elasticsearch
11 10 (26.32%) Java
11 10 (26.32%) SQL Server
12 9 (23.68%) Windows
12 9 (23.68%) Software Engineering
12 9 (23.68%) Amazon AWS
12 9 (23.68%) Vagrant
12 9 (23.68%) Ansible
13 8 (21.05%) RESTful
13 8 (21.05%) Continuous Integration

PostGIS
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT jobs within the UK citing PostGIS also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited PostGIS. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 11 (28.95%) nginx
1 11 (28.95%) Elasticsearch
2 8 (21.05%) ArcGIS
2 8 (21.05%) Apache
3 7 (18.42%) Node.js
4 5 (13.16%) ArcSDE
4 5 (13.16%) WebSphere
4 5 (13.16%) Tomcat
4 5 (13.16%) Oracle HTTP Server
4 5 (13.16%) WebSphere Application Server
4 5 (13.16%) WebLogic
4 5 (13.16%) JBoss
Cloud Services
1 9 (23.68%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (13.16%) SaaS
3 3 (7.89%) Heroku
4 2 (5.26%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 5 (13.16%) HTTP
2 1 (2.63%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 36 (94.74%) PostgreSQL
2 10 (26.32%) SQL Server
3 5 (13.16%) MySQL
3 5 (13.16%) Big Data
3 5 (13.16%) Relational Database
4 3 (7.89%) Pentaho
4 3 (7.89%) Hadoop
4 3 (7.89%) MongoDB
4 3 (7.89%) Apache Cassandra
5 2 (5.26%) Redis
Development Applications
1 13 (34.21%) Git (software)
2 6 (15.79%) Bitbucket
2 6 (15.79%) Jenkins
3 3 (7.89%) Gradle
3 3 (7.89%) Mockito
3 3 (7.89%) JUnit
3 3 (7.89%) Eclipse
3 3 (7.89%) Maven
3 3 (7.89%) Talend Open Studio
3 3 (7.89%) TestNG
4 2 (5.26%) webpack
General
1 4 (10.53%) Finance
2 1 (2.63%) Law
2 1 (2.63%) Games
Job Titles
1 34 (89.47%) Developer
2 11 (28.95%) Python Developer
3 9 (23.68%) GIS Developer
4 8 (21.05%) Senior Developer
5 5 (13.16%) Web Developer
5 5 (13.16%) Systems Developer
5 5 (13.16%) Django Developer
5 5 (13.16%) Python/Django Developer
6 3 (7.89%) Open Source Developer
6 3 (7.89%) DevOps Engineer
6 3 (7.89%) Senior Python Developer
7 2 (5.26%) Junior Python Developer
7 2 (5.26%) Full Stack Developer
7 2 (5.26%) Team Leader
7 2 (5.26%) Junior Developer
7 2 (5.26%) PHP Developer
7 2 (5.26%) Junior
7 2 (5.26%) Lead Developer
7 2 (5.26%) Java Developer
8 1 (2.63%) .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (44.74%) HTML
1 17 (44.74%) CSS
2 14 (36.84%) jQuery
3 13 (34.21%) HTML5
3 13 (34.21%) Web Services
3 13 (34.21%) CSS3
4 11 (28.95%) Django
4 11 (28.95%) .NET
5 8 (21.05%) XML
5 8 (21.05%) SOAP
5 8 (21.05%) Ajax
5 8 (21.05%) JSON
5 8 (21.05%) RESTful
6 6 (15.79%) RabbitMQ
6 6 (15.79%) Java EE
7 5 (13.16%) JSF
7 5 (13.16%) XSLT
7 5 (13.16%) JSP
7 5 (13.16%) Laravel
7 5 (13.16%) Dojo
Miscellaneous
1 16 (42.11%) GIS
2 11 (28.95%) Computer Science
3 7 (18.42%) Mathematics
4 6 (15.79%) Social Network
4 6 (15.79%) Social Media
5 5 (13.16%) Visualisation
5 5 (13.16%) User Experience
6 3 (7.89%) Data Integration
7 2 (5.26%) Physics
7 2 (5.26%) Management Information System
7 2 (5.26%) Artificial Intelligence
7 2 (5.26%) iPad
8 1 (2.63%) Client/Server
8 1 (2.63%) Algorithms
8 1 (2.63%) Blog
Operating Systems
1 13 (34.21%) Linux
2 9 (23.68%) Windows
3 3 (7.89%) Android
4 2 (5.26%) Windows 7
4 2 (5.26%) Windows 8
4 2 (5.26%) UNIX
4 2 (5.26%) Ubuntu
5 1 (2.63%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (47.37%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (31.58%) Open Source
3 9 (23.68%) Software Engineering
4 8 (21.05%) TDD
4 8 (21.05%) Configuration Management
4 8 (21.05%) Continuous Integration
5 6 (15.79%) Integration Testing
5 6 (15.79%) DevOps
5 6 (15.79%) Scrum
6 5 (13.16%) Data Management
6 5 (13.16%) MVC
6 5 (13.16%) RUP
6 5 (13.16%) DSDM
6 5 (13.16%) Mentoring
7 4 (10.53%) OO
8 3 (7.89%) Project Management
8 3 (7.89%) Coaching
8 3 (7.89%) Android Development
8 3 (7.89%) OO PHP
8 3 (7.89%) Web Application Development
Programming Languages
1 27 (71.05%) JavaScript
2 24 (63.16%) Python
3 16 (42.11%) PHP
4 10 (26.32%) Java
5 5 (13.16%) C#
5 5 (13.16%) Perl
5 5 (13.16%) Bash Shell
6 4 (10.53%) Ruby
7 1 (2.63%) SQL
Qualifications
1 18 (47.37%) Degree
2 6 (15.79%) SC Cleared
2 6 (15.79%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 6 (15.79%) Varnish
2 3 (7.89%) Docker
Systems Management
1 9 (23.68%) Vagrant
1 9 (23.68%) Ansible
2 6 (15.79%) Puppet
2 6 (15.79%) HAProxy
3 3 (7.89%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 8 (21.05%) Oracle
2 7 (18.42%) ESRI
3 6 (15.79%) Mapinfo
4 3 (7.89%) Zend
4 3 (7.89%) Talend
5 1 (2.63%) Google
5 1 (2.63%) Microsoft
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Posted: 5 days ago
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Salary: £30,000 - £45,000 dependent on experience
Posted: 19 days ago